2021 PRIDEfest

Saturday, September 18, 2021
12:00 – 7:00p; Entertainment begins at 12:30p.

FREE event

North Haven Fairgrounds
290 Washington Avenue, North Haven

Join us at the North Haven Fairgounds where 6 hours of PRIDE entertainment and activity await you! Family-fun activities, food vendors, artist booths, information booths, and whole lot of LGBTQ+ performers take center stage for one of Connecticut’s largest annual events.

This year’s PRIDEfest will be hosted by Xiomarie LaBeija and Sparkle A. Diamond.

Where to Park

There are two parking lots available to attendees. The first is directly next to PRIDEfest on 290 Washington Avenue. There are designated handicap parking spots for those who need access to them.

If that lot is full, there is a 2nd parking lot a short walk away from the fairgrounds on Pool Road.

Public Health Measures

The New Haven Pride Center and PRIDE New Haven takes public health, particularly the effects of COVID-19 very seriously. PRIDEfest will be following all CDC guidelines in order to keep everyone safe and abide by public health code. Please remember that the best way to protect yourself and the community at large is to get vaccinated. Make an appointment here. 

  • If you have any COVID-19 symptoms (check the list of symptoms here), please join us virtually on Twitch TV
  • We ask that unvaccinated attendees to either join us virtually on Twitch TV or wear a mask while attending PRIDEfest in-person.
  • We encourage all attendees to bring masks and wear them as appropriate.
  • While in line at our food trucks, beverage areas, or bathrooms masks are strongly encouraged.
  • We encourage all attendees to maintain appropriate social distancing.
  • We encourage attendees to not overcrowd individual vendor booths and be conscious of other attendees’ personal space.

Get to the Fairgrounds

Thank You to Our Presenting Partner
Thank You to Our Lead Sponsors

Main Stage Schedule

12:00 – 12:30p | DJ Music

12:30 – 1:15p | Music Set
Haunting Titans

1:15 – 2:30p | Drag Performances
Zella Cullatore, Monica Monroe, Giganta Smalls, Angelina D’mor Fierce, Frizzie Borden, Tiki Malone, Imperial Sovereign Court of All Connecticut, and Xiomarie LaBeija

2:30 – 3:00p | Circus Arts Performance
Bella Rose Flow Performance

3:00 – 4:00p | Music Set
Between Giants

4:00 – 4:30p | Music Set
Professor M

4:30 – 6:00p | Drag Performances
Sparkle A. Diamond, Mz October May Lay, Jayde Aloura, Frankie M. Cyanide, Midnight, Sienna Rose, Azula Quario, Karelys Bleau, Laiylah A. W. Laiylah, Mia E Z’Lay, Rory Roux Lay, Bublicious, and Sparkle A. Diamond & Xiomarie LaBeija

6:00 – 6:30p | Music Set
Dani Aranka

6:30 – 7:00p | DJ Music

Explore Our Vendor Village

Meet Your Main Stage Hosts & DJ

Sparkle A. Diamond
Sparkle A Diamond _ Circle
Xiomarie LaBeija
DJ Chris Gallo

Meet Your Main Stage Entertainment

Drag Artists

Jayde Aloura
Karelys Bleau
Frizzie Borden
Zella Cullatore
Frankie Cyanide
Angelina D’Amor Fierce
Kenya Mone Heart
Laiylah A. W. Laiylah
Tiki Malone
Mz October May Lay
Monica Inita Sign Monroe
Azula Quario
Sienna Rose
Rory Roux Lay
Giganta Smalls
Mia E Z’Lay

Musical Acts

Dani Aranka
Between Giants
Haunting Titans
Professor M

Other Performance Acts

Bella Rose Flow Performance
Imperial Sovereign Court of All CT